Saturday, October 11, 2008

Belfast Telegraph Article on Baptism

"Let’s look at the facts as understood by the early followers of Christ. For more than 300 years after the Crucifixion, baptism of the dead was widely accepted, its biblical basis located in 1 Corinthians 15, 29: “Otherwise, what shall they do who are baptised for the dead if the dead rise not again at all? Why are they then baptised for them.” In other words, a deceased person could be baptised by proxy: otherwise, how could such a person be included in the Resurrection? A good question."

To read the entire article, click on the post title. This is a man writer with common sense (Eamonn McCann).

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